Slips, trips and falls are major causes of injuries to UWF employees as well as other
workers in government agencies and the private sector. The welfare of the employees and
also the cost to Workers' Compensation
Insurances are both important issues to Health
and Safety professionals.
Prevention of injuries involves not only the condition of the employees' work area and facilities, but also the carefulness and preparedness of the employee as the daily tasks are completed.
The resources listed below address some of the factors that cause slips, trips and falls and they also provide information on prevention and lessening of injury.